ABOUT BERNARD ROBAIRE
Bernard Robaire is a James McGill Professor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics and of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at McGill University and a Scientist at the Research Institute of the MUHC. He has held/holds senior positions in a number of societies/organizations including Presidencies of the McGill Association of University Teachers, Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, North American Testis Workshop, and the American Society of Andrology. He has served as Associate Vice-Principal (Research (1993-98) and has served on Senate. He is actively involved in teaching undergraduate, graduate and medical students. Most of the over 50 graduate students and postdoctoral trainees who have worked with him now hold leading position in academia, industry and government.
His research interests focus on the effects of environmental toxicants on male reproduction and on aging of the male reproductive system. This research activity has resulted in over 270 journal articles and book chapters, and editing/co-editing ten books. He is/has been a member of peer review groups for the NIH, MRC Canada, CIHR, FRSQ, FQRNT, and the Center for Alternative to Animal Testing of Johns Hopkins University. He is the recipient of several honours including the Distinguished Academic Award of the Canadian Association of University Teachers, Distinguished Andrologist from the American Society of Andrology, the Jansen Distinguished Leadership and Service Award of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, Prix Guy Rocher (for the promotion and defense of the Quebec University) FQPPU. He is a member of the Royal Society of Canada, and was elected Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences in 2020.